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Military police investigate alleged sexual assault of airman in incident said to involve RAF Honington-based regiment

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Military police are investigating a video of an alleged sexual assault of an airman by fellow troops in an initiation ritual.

The video was obtained by the Daily Mail, which said it showed a naked airman being held down by drunken troops before they allegedly assaulted him.

The incident allegedly involved members of the RAF Regiment, which is based at RAF Honington near Bury St Edmunds.

RAF Honington. Picture: Google
RAF Honington. Picture: Google

An RAF spokesman said an investigation had been launched.

He said: "We have been made aware of an offensive video involving Royal Air Force personnel.

"The RAF Police Special Investigation Branch is investigating the incident shown in the video and therefore, it would be inappropriate to comment while investigations are on-going."

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